Definition of pepperidge in English:

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pepperidge

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛp(ə)rɪdʒ/

noun

A deciduous North American tree with colourful autumn foliage. Also called tupelo.
  • Nyssa sylvatica, family Nyssaceae.

Origin

Late 17th century: alteration of dialect pipperidge, denoting the barberry and its fruit, of unknown origin.

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